Cascais ~ 7th – 31st October

7th October, Péniche ~ Cascais

Péniche was only going to be a short stop as we needed to be pushing on to get to our ‘jumping off’ point to sail out to Madeira plus Alan needed to get a flight out of Lisbon to return to UK and so, after only one night we set off for Cascais! 

Leaving Péniche!

The winds were fairly fresh and expected to increase later in the day.

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4th ~ 6th October

We left Figuera da Foz on this beautiful morning!  Not a breath of wind to sail but we are quite used to this now and so off we went on the motor to patiently await the arrival of the wind which it did after lunch! We then had a very pleasant sail to Nazaré covering the the 37 nautical miles in 6 hours!

Leaving Figueira da Foz!

Our arrival at the  harbour entrance at Nazaré proved to be more interesting than it appeared at the time……!

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